News archive

June 2020

Planmeca decreases patient doses for 3D images of the head

29-06-2020

Planmeca has developed smart technologies that help decrease the amount of radiation required to produce medical images without compromising the diagnostic quality of the images. The algorithms developed for 3D imaging help produce more detailed images and diagnostics than ever before. Low-dose imaging is beneficial for any patient, but it is …

Akifumi Tachibana appointed as President of J Morita Manufacturing Corporation

26-06-2020

Dental and medical device maker J Morita Manufacturing Corporation has appointed a new board of directors, with Haruo Morita as chairman, Akifumi Tachibana as president, Hiroshi Tanaka as senior managing director, and Yoshihiko Takashima as managing director. The five positions of director are held by Etsuo Sakano, Akio Iida, Tomio Imayoshi, …

Editor’s pickFaster and better milling and printing of dentures

25-06-2020

To help dentists and dental technicians fabricate dentures quickly yet to the highest requirements, VOCO is offering CediTEC and V-Print dentbase as a system which unites denture bases, prosthetic teeth and luting materials. This means the entire prosthesis can be produced quickly and simply in just a few steps. While CediTEC DT provides the …

Fabricating affordable and aesthetic digital dentures

24-06-2020

Together with Roland DGA Corporation, CIMsystem is presenting a Digital Dental Craftsmen Study Group technical demo event on 26th June, Fri, 2pm EST (27th June, Sat, 2am SGT). Ian O’Neill and Mike Webb will be speaking on "Roland TRK Denture System: Traditional denture acrylics integrated with MillBox CAM's Digital Workflow". Participants …

Dentsply Sirona World 2020 Is Coming to Las Vegas

23-06-2020

The ultimate dental meeting of the year, Dentsply Sirona World 2020, will take place October 1-3 at the all-new Caesars Forum in Las Vegas, Nevada. This educational symposium exemplifies Dentsply Sirona’s commitment to healthy smiles through health practices by offering dental professionals the chance to discover innovative techniques …

Minimise aerosol generation with Profin system

22-06-2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, national health agencies across the globe are advising dental offices to resume seeing non-emergency patients and minimise AGP (Aerosol Generating Procedures). This is causing much debate around traditional scaling and air abrasion techniques. There are alternatives available that will allow clinicians to safely …

Fostering the highest levels of implant dentistry

19-06-2020

The existence of the Osseointegration Foundation and its ability to advance many mission-critical initiatives is paramount to the dental community. Each year, the Foundation bestows tens of thousands of dollars in grants supporting AO members and their research teams in Basic and Applied Science, travel grants for students, and charitable care …

Amann Girrbach's Full Denture System extended by 3D printing

18-06-2020

Since more than five years Amann Girrbach has successfully developed and marketed innovations for digital full dentures employing the Ceramill Full Denture System (FDS). The latest 3.16 update of the Ceramill Mind software fully paves the way for working with 3D printing technology in the system with immediate effect. Aesthetic and individually …

Paving the way for digital dentistry in Portugal

16-06-2020

Dr Helena Beatriz Santos runs her dental practice in the small town of Setúbal, near Lisbon, Portugal. Having started small, her business has grown through the years, and today Dr Santos has clinics in two different locations. She has been using Planmeca equipment for over a year now and has been especially excited about the new technology …